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Japan's cross-dressing icon 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:08:35 EDT 
    A cross-dressing Japanese man is challenging social norms, encouraging young people to be themselves.


Tattoo art business boom 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:14:18 EDT 
    Don't call them parlors, they are tattoo art studios and are no longer in decline. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.


Put a bird on it 
  Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:09:34 EDT 
    Who among us hasn't fantasized about flying like a bird? We've created hot air balloons, planes and spacecraft to replicate what birds can already do naturally.


The brightest supermoon 
  Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:05:21 EDT 
    The second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday.


10 things we didn't know about lighthouses 
  Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:53:00 EDT 
    In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.


Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbacks 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:38:56 EDT 
    I am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage.


Bomb blasts and wedding bells 
  Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:26:42 EDT 
    She has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember.


Stop spy flights, China warns the U.S. 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:27:33 EDT 
    China has warned the United States to end its military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, rejecting claims by Washington that a Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane last week.


Xi Jinping echoes 'paramount leader' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:30 EDT 
    The 110th birthday of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was celebrated on August 22 with an exhibition, a television biopic, and a series of national events. The "paramount leader" ruled for more than a decade, kick-starting China's market economic reform.


What's wrong with winning? 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:27:59 EDT 
    Off-camera, I'm getting parenting advice from China's first athlete to win gold in any sport at the Winter Olympics.


China executes attack 'masterminds' 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:18:09 EDT 
    China has executed eight people convicted of terrorism, including three for their roles in an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in October, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.


Keeping traditions alive 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:19:14 EDT 
    With more than 6,000 years of history, China's ancient capital of Nanjing has been the birthplace of many of the country's most intriguing traditional arts.


China slams 'aggressive jet' claim 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:19:04 EDT 
    A Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane this week -- coming as close as 20 feet at one point -- in what the White House called a "deeply concerning provocation."


Parched residents dig wells 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:18:36 EDT 
    At first glance, it seems like a lot of roadside construction is taking place in this residential neighborhood west of Beijing's Tsinghua University.


Sino-theology and the pope 
  Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:06:48 EDT 
    Detentions, the kidnapping of bishops, tearing down churches -- these are the actions against Christians China has been guilty of.
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